Study confirms rapid effectiveness of temporary, nonsurgical alternative to LASIK

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A contact lens technique called overnight orthokeratology (OK) brings rapid improvement in vision for nearsighted patients. Now a new study shows that OK treatment works mainly by flattening the front of the cornea, reports a recent study, “Posterior Corneal Shape Changes in Myopic Overnight Orthokeratology”, appearing in the March issue of Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy of Optometry.